1. USS John C. Stennis Strike Group Enters 7th Fleet

    The Carrier Strike Group, made up of about 7,000 Sailors and five ships, arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Feb. 4 as part of an ongoing deployment.

    Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) move an F/A-18E Super Hornet aboard the aircraft carrier earlier this week. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Kenneth Rodriguez Santiago )
  2. U.S. Navy Builds International Relationships in India Fleet Review

    USS Antietam (CG 54) and USS McCampbell (DDG 85) arrived in Visakhapatnam, India, Feb. 4 to participate in the nation’s International Fleet Review (IFR) 2016.

    USS Antietam (CG 54) anchors next to USS McCampbell (DDG 85) during India’s International Fleet Review. (U.S. Navy/MC3 David Flewellyn)
  3. Navy Divers Support POW/MIA Mission at WWII Crash Sites

    Sailors from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 1 embarked USNS Safeguard (T-ARS-50) and began an 80-day mission Jan. 31 to document World War II aircraft crash sites in waters around Papua New Guinea.

    In this file photo, an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Sailor guides a rigid-hull inflatable boat to USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) during search and survey operations of the sunken World War II navy vessels USS Houston (CA 30) and HMAS Perth D29) in Indonesia's Banten Bay in October 2015. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Arthurgwain L. Marquez)
  4. USS Ashland Embarks Marines for Patrol

    The amphibious dock landing ship embarked elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit in Okinawa Jan. 28-29 for a patrol of the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    An amphibious assault vehicle approaches USS Ashland (LSD 48) during the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit onload in Okinawa.  (U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Thor J. Larson)
  5. USS Germantown Departs Sasebo for Training

    The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) departed Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan, Jan. 29, for training and certification exercises with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.

    USS Germantown (LSD 42) transits Sasebo Bay as it departs Jan. 29. (U.S. Navy/MC3 James Vasquez)
  6. MSC Delivers Essentials, Rolls-out Exercise Cobra Gold

    The surge sealift, roll-on/roll-off ship USNS MAJ Stephen W. Pless (T-AK 3007) arrived in Laem Chabang, Thailand, Jan. 27 to offload military equipment in support of exercise Cobra Gold 2016.

    The ramp is lowered from USNS MAJ Stephen W. Pless (T-AK 3007), one of two ship Military Sealift Command ships delivering equipment for exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand.  (U.S. Navy/Grady T. Fontana)
  7. USS Ashland Gets Underway for 7th Fleet Patrol

    The forward-deployed dock landing ship, assigned to the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group, departed Sasebo Jan. 26 for a routine patrol of the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Ashland (LSD 48) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Taylor A. Elberg)
  8. Chung-Hoon to Depart on Western Pacific Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) is scheduled to depart Pearl Harbor Jan. 27 on a deployment to the Western Pacific as part of the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group.

    USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Lenny LaCrosse)
  9. John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group Deploys

    Ships of the strike group departed San Diego Jan. 19 and 20 for a deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) departs Naval Base San Diego, Jan. 19. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joe Bishop)
  10. USS Fort Worth Experiences Engineering Problem in Port

    The littoral combat ship experienced a casualty to the ship’s combining gears during an in-port period in Singapore, Jan. 12.

    In this file photo, USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) operates in the South China Sea during exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training in July. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joe Bishop)

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